Dmitry Zakharchenko is Vice President of R&D and Product Development at Blaize. Dmitry has more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, technology commercialization, customer engagement, and ideating products that solve customer problems. Dmitry’s expertise is in connecting advanced technology to revenue by delivering a predictable cadence of releases and a clear roadmap that ensures a smooth flow of products from rapid prototypes to final commercialization. Prior to joining Blaize, Dmitry was Sr. Director, Product Engineering, Cognitive Computing at Intel where he managed a team of 45+ specialized data science and product engineering teams in the field of cognitive computing to deliver AI products for financial, manufacturing, health and defense customers. Before Intel, he held a range of product management positions at Motorola Mobility. Dmitry holds a MA in Philology & Linguistics from Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow; an MBA from California State University, Hayward; and an MS in Computer Information Systems from Northwestern University.